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|First Glimpse of 2011 Perseid Meteor Shower|
On the night of July 26, allsky cameras of the NASA fireball network detected three Perseid meteors in the skies over Tennessee and Alabama. The first seen by the cameras this year, these meteors are the "advance guard" of the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on the night of Aug. 12. NASA plans a live Web chat on Aug. 12 to observe the Perseids: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/chat/perseids_2011.html
Keywords: Where -- Alabama; Where -- Tennessee; Marshall Space Flight Center; Bill Cooke; Perseids meteor shower; NASA; space exploration
|Bright Fireball Over Georgia|
A camera in Cartersville, Ga., captured this view of a bright fireball over Georgia on the night of Mar. 7, 2012, at approx. 10:19:11 EST. The meteor was first recorded at an altitude of 51.5 miles (89.2 km) southeast of Tunnel Hill, Ga., moving slightly south of west at approximately 15 km/s (33,500 mph). It was last seen 16.9 miles (27.2 km) above State Road 95, southeast of Rock Springs, Ga. (NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office)
Keywords: Where -- Georgia; Marshall Space Flight Center; Bill Cooke; Meteoroid Environment Office; fireball; meteor; all-sky camera
|Fireball Streaks Through Night Sky of Western Alabama|
Vigilant sky watchers were treated to a fiery surprise in western Alabama sky on Friday, March 19. Allsky meteor cameras at the Marshall Center and near Chickamauga, Ga., recorded a fireball streaking across the sky around 11:19 p.m. CDT. Moving at a speed of 42,500 mph -- or 12 miles per second -- the meteor burned up approximately 20 miles up in the atmosphere. Although very bright, the meteor was deemed not large enough to produce meteorites...
Keywords: Where -- Alabama; Where -- California; Where -- Mississippi; fireball; meteor; bill cooke; marshall space flight center; nasa; astronomy; skywatching